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Writer (WGA):
John Wierick (written by)
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12 July 2004 (USA) See more »
They never dreamed starting a family would cost this much.
A couple discover that the baby girl they're trying to adopt is being auctioned off to the highest bidder. The couple become part of a sting operation to bust the baby-selling ring. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Dana Delany ... Nathalie Johnson

Hart Bochner ... Steve Johnson

Bruce Ramsay ... Gabor Szabo

Romano Orzari ... Joey Perrotta

Elizabeth Marleau ... Janka
Ellen David ... Kathy Williamson

Claudia Besso ... Laura Jackson

Vlasta Vrana
Abeille Gélinas ... Janka's Roommate
Matthew Rothpan ... Evan Johnson
Cary Lawrence ... Nancy Norris
Bobo Vian ... Carolyn Nybo
David Gow ... Mr. Perryman
Anik Matern ... Mrs. Perryman

Keir Cutler ... Agent Ruddy

Kwasi Songui ... Littiken
Ivan Smith ... Judge

Benz Antoine ... District Attorney
Judith Rudd ... Social Services Attorney
Catherine Colvey ... Dr. Barbara Sheperd

Babs Chula ... Surrogate Judge (as Babz Chula)
Pierre Lenoir ... Hungarian Consul

Denise DePass ... Journalist (as Denise De Pass)
Nasuna Stuart-Ulin ... Robin
Jamieson Boulanger ... Brian (as Jamie Boulanger)
Emile Paquette ... Billy Norris

Russell Yuen ... Surveillance Officer #1
Hondo Fleming ... Surveillance Officer #2

Meghanne Kessels ... Baby Boutique Salesperson
Millie Tresierra ... Grazer's Receptionist
Billie Calmeau ... Baby Gitta 7-8 months old
Kayla Pownall ... Baby Gitta
Kim LeGruiec ... Baby Boutique Employee
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hondo Flemming ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Svatek 
Writing credits
John Wierick (written by)

Produced by
Yves Beauchesne .... associate producer
Sylvain Gagné .... assistant producer
Leslie Greif .... executive producer
Christian Larouche .... executive producer
André Link .... executive producer (as Andre Link)
Irene Litinsky .... producer
Judith A. Polone .... executive producer
Original Music by
James Gelfand 
Cinematography by
Pierre Jodoin (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jean Beaudoin 
Casting by
Andrea Kenyon 
Randi Wells 
Production Design by
Guy Lalande 
Art Direction by
Réal Proulx 
Set Decoration by
Anne Grenier (decorator)
Costume Design by
Simonetta Mariano 
Makeup Department
Jocelyne Bellemare .... key makeup artist
Sandro Di Gioacchino .... hair stylist
Linda Gordon .... key hairdresser
Cécile Rigault .... makeup artist
Production Management
Didier Communaux .... unit manager
Simon Paquin .... assistant unit manager
François Sylvestre .... unit production manager
Evan Tussman .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ariane Côté-Chénier .... third assistant director
Laurence Mercier .... third assistant director
Don Terry .... first assistant director
Dandy Thibaudeau .... second assistant director
Jesabelle Boileau .... additional third assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Kenneth Gagné .... assistant decorator
Marceline Gonin .... property master
Hélène Lafrance .... art department coordinator
Manon Lemay .... assistant decorator
André Ratelle .... on-set property master
Serge Archambault .... head scenic painter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Benoit Coallier .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Donald .... supervising dialog editor
Philippe Espantoso .... sound re-recording mixer (as Jean Philippe Espantoso)
Marc Furtado .... boom operator
Véronique Gabillaud .... sound recordist
David Gertsman .... sound effects editor
Michael Gurman .... supervising sound editor
Steven Gurman .... sound consultant (as Steve Gurman)
Paul Hubert .... foley artist
Eric Med Lagacé .... adr recordist (as Eric 'Med' Lagacé)
Eric Med Lagacé .... foley recordist (as Eric 'Med' Legacé)
France Leduc .... dialogue editor
Stan Sakellaropoulos .... dialogue editor
Abdul Ayoola .... stunt driver (as Abdul Ayolla)
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt coordinator
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Philippe Bossé .... still photographer
Pascal Courchesne .... best boy grip
Bertrand Dupuis .... key grip
Eames Gagnon .... gaffer
Chloe Giroux .... second assistant camera (as Chloé Giroux Lachance)
Patrick Lima .... dolly grip
Alfonso Maiorana .... camera operator: "a" camera
Christian Navennec .... first assistant camera
Colin Noel .... key rigging grip
Patrick Rainville .... best boy electric
Brooke Palmer .... still photographer (uncredited)
Casting Department
Leslie Roycroft .... extras casting
Randi Wells .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christine Gribbin .... key wardrobe dresser
Karri Hutchinson .... wardrobe
Lyse Pomerleau .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Serge Robert .... colorist
Serge Verreault .... on-line editor
Music Department
Rebecca Rienks .... music assistant (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Michel Brouillette .... picture car coordinator
Alain Caporicci .... transport captain
Michel Mollicone .... transportation coordinator
Stéphane Giroux .... driver: cast and production (uncredited)
Other crew
Marie-Elaine Bailly .... production coordinator
Lynn Beaudin .... location manager
Loïc Bernard .... assistant to the producer: Irene Litinsky
Isabelle Faivre-Duboz .... script supervisor
Nancy Partheniou .... production accountant
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances
Kathy Ann Thomas .... production secretary (as Kathy-Ann Thomas)
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances (uncredited)
Stephanie Beaudin .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Etienne Caron .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jean-Philippe Collin .... stand-in (uncredited)
Douglas W. McHenry .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Sandrin Olivier .... swing production assistant (uncredited)
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs (uncredited)

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Dana Delany and Hart Bochner previously worked with one another on Batman: Mask of the Phantasm.See more »


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This movie is based on a "real life" story, 21 April 2011
Author: Dowhatisright from United States

This is why Lifetime made this movie! "On July 23, 2003 Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to Introduce Legislation Inspired by LIFETIME Original Movie "Baby For Sale";- New Bill to Establish National and Tougher Penalties for Illegal Baby Brokering."

In 2004, The Senate and the House of Representatives of The United States of America assembled and passed the Baby Selling Prohibition Act of 2004.

"Baby Selling Prohibition Act of 2004 is modeled after New York's Law. This critical legislation will prevent families from enduring the same agony that the Schneider's went through and will ensure that every adoptive child's safety and the best interest is strictly maintained in all adoption cases."

In the United States of America Congressional Record dated, July 22, 2004, page 17126 (S2748) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled.

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